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  1. Tuscany returns to Andover farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | The Sparta Independent

    The mountains in the background, the full sky with a vibrant setting sun, the field of sunflowers and the grape-laden vineyard. What could be better than this? Enjoying all this plus a complete, exquisite Italian meal on a Tuscan-style farm, that's what.

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  2. Father's Day and the gift dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | The Sparta Independent

    This weekend brings Father's Day and sometimes it can be a little tricky figuring out what to give dad. Here are some ideas.

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  3. Hilltop Upper welcomes the Class of 2021Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 13 | The Sparta Independent

    Hilltop congratulates the Class of 2021, from left: Alison Bliss of Andover; Taylor Ashworth of Andover; Justin Arapkiles of Andover; Eamon Coletta of Sparta; Preston Pirrello of Sparta; William Antunes of Sparta; Ryan Arapkiles of Andover; Aroosh Patel of Sparta; and Annika Chamberlain of Long Valley. Sparta - Whether first year students or Hilltop lifers, the positive impact of a Hilltop Country Day School education was clear during speeches by the graduating fourth graders at the Lower School Closing Ceremony on June 8. Parents, grandparents, siblings and friends gathered on the campus to cheer and celebrate as the Class of 2021 officially “moved up” to the Upper School as fifth graders.

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  4. Volunteers pitch in to improve Andover community gardenRead the original story

    Tuesday May 23 | The Sparta Independent

    It was all hands on deck at Sunset Vista Community Garden & Learning Center on Saturday, May 20, when volunteers came together to create some new additions for gardeners. Located at Sunset View Farm on Pierce Road in Andover Township, the farm has a community-supported garden with 50 plots, a learning center and various educational programs, including wellness workshops that reach out to local places of employment.

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  5. Pass It Along Triathlon coming in JulyRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    July, 29th from 7:00am to 11:00am. The event is USAT sanctioned. New this year, participants have the option to participate in one of two courses: the shorter, Sprint course is a 400 meter swim , 10.8 mile bike and 3.1 mile run .

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  6. The original hip-hop artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    The Easter Bunny was in the ShopRite parking lot in Byram last Friday, having apparently driven there in the Lindt Bunny Car, where he said hello to sisters Allyssa and Olivia Inman of Andover.

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  7. Sussex County School Counselors Association Present the Annual Middle School Caring Awards at SCCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    Fifteen area middle school students were the recipients of the annual Middle School Caring Awards presented by the Sussex County School Counselors Association at a breakfast. The event was held in the Student Center Theater at Sussex County Community College in Newton on Tuesday, March 21. The students who exemplified a caring attitude towards their school and community were recommended for the awards by a guidance counselor from their middle school.

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  8. Sussex County School Counselors Association Present the Annual Middle School Caring Awards at SCCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    Fifteen area middle school students were the recipients of the annual Middle School Caring Awards presented by the Sussex County School Counselors Association at a breakfast. The event was held in the Student Center Theater at Sussex County Community College in Newton on Tuesday, March 21. The students who exemplified a caring attitude towards their school and community were recommended for the awards by a guidance counselor from their middle school.

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  9. Sussex County School Counselors Association Present the Annual Middle School Caring Awards at SCCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    Fifteen area middle school students were the recipients of the annual Middle School Caring Awards presented by the Sussex County School Counselors Association at a breakfast. The event was held in the Student Center Theater at Sussex County Community College in Newton on Tuesday, March 21. The students who exemplified a caring attitude towards their school and community were recommended for the awards by a guidance counselor from their middle school.

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  10. Sussex County School Counselors Association Present the Annual Middle School Caring Awards at SCCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    Fifteen area middle school students were the recipients of the annual Middle School Caring Awards presented by the Sussex County School Counselors Association at a breakfast. The event was held in the Student Center Theater at Sussex County Community College in Newton on Tuesday, March 21. The students who exemplified a caring attitude towards their school and community were recommended for the awards by a guidance counselor from their middle school.

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  11. Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    Steve Scro, owner of the Mohawk House, and Eric Nielsen, principal of the Nielsen Auto Group/Franklin Sussex Auto Mall, together won the chamber's Philanthropic Award for their efforts in helping O.S.C.A.R. , a local animal rescue organization. “Cassie, an O.S.C.A.R. volunteer who is here with us tonight, has shared that every time O.S.C.A.R. would see Steve or Eric their first question was 'What do you need and how can we help?' Not at all unusual if you know these two individuals,” said Tammie Horsfield, Sussex County Chamber of Commerce President, who presented the award to Scro.

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  12. Several Sussex residents snared in Morris County drug stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    Six residents of Sussex County were among the 18 people busted earlier this month by the Morris County Prosecutor's Office for distribution and/or possession of heroin and cocaine in a sting operation that began in October 2016 and was aimed at curtailing the importation and distrbution of the drugs in the county, authorities said. “This intensive investigation and subsequent arrests of for profit drug distributors would not have been possible without the cooperation of our municipal law enforcement agencies, other County Prosecutors and the New Jersey State Police," Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp said.

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  13. Congressman's staff holds mobile officeRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    Residents in need of assistance navigating the federal government or wishing to share their views with the Congressman are encouraged to attend. Gottheimer's casework team holds mobile office hours regularly throughout northern New Jersey.

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  14. Irish dancers on St. Paddy's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    Sisters Mara and Aylia Mahon hail from Stillwater and have been at the Byram An Clar School for a number of years. They and their fellow An Clar dancers performed in last week's St. Patric's Day parade in Morristown and will perform tomorrow in Newton at the Sussex County St. Patrick's Day Parade.

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  15. Chairman of Assembly's Environment Committee holds Q&ARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    New Jersey State Assemblyman Tim Eustace , chairman of the Environment and Solid Waste Committee, wants to hear from the residents of Northwest New Jersey about the environmental issues that are of most concern to them. He will listen to the audience and answer questions about past, current or future legislation that has or can impact the area.

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  16. German Christmas Market gives backRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    A blanket of snow set the scene this Sunday afternoon outside the Lake Mohawk Country Club, where the Lake Mohawk German Christmas Market Committee recognized volunteers and sponsors for their contributions to last year's two-day Christmas Market. The committee distributed approximately $40,300 in charitable donations to twenty local organizations.

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  17. Fiber optics courses offered at SCCCRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    Sussex County Community College, in partnership with BDI DataLynk and Warren County Community College, is offering Certified Fiber Optics Technician and Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing and Maintenance courses in July. Both courses are recognized by The US Department of Labor and sanctioned by the Fiber Optic Association to offer an unprecedented opportunity to learn about fiber optics networking through an internationally recognized fiber optics training company.

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  18. Fundraiser benefits N.J. Trout UnlimitedRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    The Fred S. Burroughs North Jersey Chapter, Trout Unlimited, will hold its Annual Fund Raising Banquet on Saturday, March 25, at Perona Farms, Andover. The open bar one-hour cocktail will begin at 6 p.m. and will be followed by a buffet dinner at 7:30 p.m. In addition to more than 100 bucket raffles, there will be a raffle for a three-night stay at Bosebuck Mountain Camps in Maine, a 12-inch Pelican Enforcer Angler kayak, a hand-crafted handmade trout net, a raffle for a Delaware River walk and wade, raffles for rods and reels, a fly box with over 600 flies and a 50/50 raffle.

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  19. Dean's ListRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    The following Sussex County students made it on the Dean's list at their respective colleges/universities for the fall 2016 semester: University of Maine Newton: Phillip Haines Sandyston: Cowan Sikora Stillwater: Rachel Van Gorden Bard College at Simon Rock Andover: Aidan Go Northampton Community College Andover: John Grabovetz Branchville: Kimberly Katzenstein Sussex: Emily Albinson Marist College Andover: Kylie Balogh Newton: Sarah Franzetti The College of New Jersey Sparta: Samantha Raffino Seton Hall University Andover: Maria Barca Newton: Courtney Burd, Daniel Burns, Melani Filosa, Andrea Godumski Andover: Kyle Kasharian, Alyssa Mickelsen Stanhope: Richel Lartey, Nicholas Leonard, Marissa Quaglia Newton: Christian Veliz William Kevin Lieb passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

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  20. Dean's ListRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    The following Sussex County students made it on the Dean's list at their respective colleges/universities for the fall 2016 semester: University of Maine Newton: Phillip Haines Sandyston: Cowan Sikora Stillwater: Rachel Van Gorden Bard College at Simon Rock Andover: Aidan Go Northampton Community College Andover: John Grabovetz Branchville: Kimberly Katzenstein Sussex: Emily Albinson Marist College Andover: Kylie Balogh Newton: Sarah Franzetti The College of New Jersey Sparta: Samantha Raffino Seton Hall University Andover: Maria Barca Newton: Courtney Burd, Daniel Burns, Melani Filosa, Andrea Godumski Andover: Kyle Kasharian, Alyssa Mickelsen Stanhope: Richel Lartey, Nicholas Leonard, Marissa Quaglia Newton: Christian Veliz William Kevin Lieb passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

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